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Per Diem and Mileage of Legislature_page 74

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Title (1852) Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1852) Session law for Utah from the second legislature, to which is appended Willard Richards' compilation of the reenacted laws of Deseret then in force. A limited photo-facsimile reprint was published in 1932
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1853
Type Text
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Digitization Specifications Photocopies scanned with Epson Expression 1640 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF's. Display JPEG's created in PhotoshopCS at 800 x 1125 ppi
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s64m9581
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716676
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581

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Title Per Diem and Mileage of Legislature_page 74
Description 74 Territory, which now contains something over thirty thousand inhabitants, and their numbers are rapidly h creasing, to say nothing of the tens oF thousands that annually pass and re pass to and from the land of gold; your memorialists therefore respectfully pray for the extension of the time of forty days as now provided by law, to ninety clays annually, as your memorialists believe it impossible to accomplish in a proper manner the Legislative business of this Territory in a less term than three months; the favorable consideration of this important subject by your honorable body is respectfully desired, and as in duty bound your memorialists, will ever pray. Approved Jan. 21st, 1853. MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS To increase the per diem and mileage of the Legislative Assembly. To ths ffonora/)le, t/ie Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled: Your memorialists, the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, respectfully beg leavo to represent that in 'consequence ol the high prices which do and ever must exist in that moun a;n region, which are unavoidable in consequence of our isolated position, all merchandize bearing a price from one hundred to fifteen hundred per cent above the prices on the Missouri River; and, Whereas, labor necessarily bears-a corresponding price; and, Whereas, the means of conveyance from one Country to another is attended with danger and delay, through a country inhabitated by sa-vagus, and also with a liability of great loss; Therefore your memorialists respectfully pray that the per diem of the members and officers of the Legislative Assembly, be increased from three dollars to six dollars per day-, and from three dollars to six dollars for every twenty miles necessary travel; for which your memorialists, will ever pray. Approved Jan. 21st, 1853.
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Source Original Book: Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716580
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581/716580